Southbound waiting at Nevada,Iowa.
The Pennsylvania heritage splits the old searchlights at CPF-499 on the old D&H. This was the D&H's DJ Cabin and was the junction of the mainline from Albany on the left with the "branch"... (more)
Snaking through Kingman Canyon, a CSX ES44AC and a new BNSF SD70ACe pull a westbound military train for the marine camp in Yermo on an April morning. The crew was very nice, tooting the horn a lot... (more)
NS 229 flies through Rockmart, GA on 4/24/15 5 minutes before midnight with NS 8114 "Norfolk Southern" leading the way. Lit with 3 Nikon SB24s. 1 on full power on the railing to the left, 1 on ful... (more)
CN L502 is southbound on the Holly Subdivision at East Greendale Street in Detroit with a pair of newer engines, CN 2934 and 2935.
NS 8098 visits the IAIS Silvis Yard.
My hopes for an awesome late afternoon chase west on the Mason City Sub were quickly dashed when the call was made to meet this 681 and 686 at Marquette. Here 681 backs around the west wye and sh... (more)
UP 8115, 7693, 8681 & 5433 lead 25lds 92mtys, 6437tns, 7916ft. UP 5381 yet another repaint out of NLR, is the lone rear DPU. I love the way the nose looks on these repaints, I wished they would pa... (more)
A short transfer job scoots up Steelton Hill in far western Duluth. Now that spring is here work has restarted on CN's realignment and double tracking project on this route with a nearly 2.0% grad... (more)
Union Pacific ES44AC #7397 and five other locomotives lead the Global 2, IL to Oakland Z-train (ZG2OA) through Eckley. The five units following UP 7397 (in order) are ES44AC #7435, AC44CCTE #7004,... (more)
Two GE's and two EMD's lead a long northbound empty grain train slowly across the gargantuan Joso Bridge, vaulting across the canyon of the Snake River on UP's scenic Ayer Sub.
Csx B255-18 shoves hard up against the U825-17 through the single main shown here at the Pinkerton Tunnel Cut. the train is eastbound towards Cumberland,MD for a recrew. its now been about 3 year... (more)
"Two For One" - 67Z for April 19th passes 67Z for April 18th at CP 88.
Union Pacific ES44AC #7963 leads the Oakland to Ogden, UT stack train (KOAOG-07) through Eckley followed by SD70M #4917, C41-8W #9541, and C45ACCTE #5288.
K438 rolls east with a eight unit lashup that includes a road slug/mother slug set.